The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has unveiled Africa’s third tallest statue in Ile-Ife.
The 42-feet statue is situated at the exact spot where Moremi lived in Ile-Ife thousands of years ago.
The statue has 30 risers and was 100 percent locally constructed by Nigerian engineers and youths sourced with solely Nigerian materials.
Moremi Ajasoro statue of Liberty in Ile- Ife, Nigeria at 42 feet is now the third tallest in Africa.
It follows the African Renaissance Monument in Dakar, Senegal, which is the tallest statue in Africa, and the Great Sphinx of Giza in Egypt, the second tallest statue which is 66 feet.
Ramesses II in Egypt at 30 feet, is the fourth tallest. Nelson Mandela Union Building in South Africa has a 28 feet statue and is the fifth tallest in the continent and Jesus Satue in Owerri Nigeria the fifth as well.